Tag Archives: Greg Mortenson

A Million Little Pieces of Memoir Genre Trust

Like most of my readers, I am an admirer of Greg Mortenson and think what he has done  in Afghanistan and Pakistan–building schools (helping girls, especially) and building relationships of trust–is the best way for Americans to interact with the … Continue reading

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Say It Ain’t So, Greg! Three Cups of Tea Comes Under Memoir Scrutiny

I loved the book Three Cups of Tea. You likely did also if you read it. This morning The New York Times carried an investigative story that questions the veracity of the central narrative about stumbling upon Korphe, a village … Continue reading

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